FERC Demands JPMorgan's Market Probe Emails In DC Circ.

Law360, Washington (May 2, 2013, 4:46 PM EDT) -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday pushed a D.C. Circuit panel to demand a JPMorgan Chase & Co. energy unit hand over unredacted emails for the regulator's energy market manipulation probe, claiming the company hasn't justified its use of attorney-client privilege.

FERC counsel Robert M. Kennedy blasted the company for withholding 25 emails under the guise of attorney-client privilege despite the fact that many of the emails weren't sent between JPMorgan employees and lawyers, and others only listed attorneys on the “carbon copy” line of...
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